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All the Light We Cannot See

All the Light We Cannot See

All the Light We Cannot See is a war novel written by American author Anthony Doerr, published by Scribner on May 6, 2014. It won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the 2015 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction.


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„Open your eyes and see what you can with them before they close forever.“

—  Anthony Doerr, book All the Light We Cannot See

Variant: Open your eyes, the Frenchman on the radio used to say, and see what you can with them before they close forever.
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„Memories cartwheel out of her head & tumble across the floor.“

—  Anthony Doerr, book All the Light We Cannot See

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„It's embarrassingly plain how inadequate language is.“

—  Anthony Doerr, book All the Light We Cannot See

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„What the war did to dreamers.“

—  Anthony Doerr, book All the Light We Cannot See

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„I am only alive because I have not yet died.“

—  Anthony Doerr, book All the Light We Cannot See

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„Doing nothing is as good as collaborating.“

—  Anthony Doerr, book All the Light We Cannot See

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„We rise again in the grass. In the flowers. In songs.“

—  Anthony Doerr, book All the Light We Cannot See

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„Radio: it ties a million ears to a single mouth.“

—  Anthony Doerr, book All the Light We Cannot See

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„A real diamond is never perfect.“

—  Anthony Doerr, book All the Light We Cannot See

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„All your life you wait, and then it finally comes, and are you ready?“

—  Anthony Doerr, book All the Light We Cannot See

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